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Old 04 February 2014, 13:22   #11
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Look at some of the fifth wheel company's as they fit air brakes suspension and replate the tow vehicle too
I've seen some big plant and cattle trailers + driven on a car licence
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Old 04 February 2014, 13:23   #12
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My old girl is LGV not PLG, it did have fifth wheel but has massive tow capacity
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My old girl is LGV not PLG, it did have fifth wheel but has massive tow capacity
It looks awesome Biff but I wince at the fuel bill (especially when towing) just looking at it!
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Old 04 February 2014, 13:29   #14
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Ok. What braking system are you looking at. My motor is wired for electronic brake with bias control. My truck had a 44ft motor with it
Well I'm open to suggestions Biff. I've looked at electric brakes but am led to believe that they are not legal in the UK, though common in other, non-EU, countries. I haven't been able to substantiate this though. One problem with electric brakes is the requirement to have a fail-safe hand brake on a UK trailer. Perhaps this is why they are considered illegal. Do electric braking systems support a handbrake system?
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Look at some of the fifth wheel company's as they fit air brakes suspension and replate the tow vehicle too
I've seen some big plant and cattle trailers + driven on a car licence
Okidoke, thanks.
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Mercedes G class - standard 3.5t and with air operated brakes 6tons towing capacity .
Looking at air brakes for a new trailer project, I have no knowledge of how to put this lot on my truck, it's the compressor for my truck that has me stumped, anyone?
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